Cloth diapers plus the sun {amazing!}

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I know I mentioned this before but I thought I'd show you exactly what i'm talking about!

I LOVE hanging diapers on the line, it makes me feel all domestic and stuff! Plus of course I love the fact that I'm using my dryer just a few less times a week! Oh yeah and of course stain free diapers are amazing as well!

Interested in knowing how the sun gets rid of stains? I was so I did a little research!!

Check it out!

The sun is a big fiery ball of helium and hydrogen, these atoms push together to form helium and energy! This energy makes heat and different forms of light -visible light, infrared light and UV (ultra violet). The part that we as cloth diaper mama's/daddy's care about is the ultra violet rays - these rays are so strong that they are able to break apart the molecular structure and change the way the light is reflected back - this right here ladies and gentlemen is what removes stains from your baby's diapers or from your sweat stained white t-shirt you wear to the gym! This photochemical change can also remove odors and bacteria if left in the sun long enough!

I promise give it a try and report back! I'm sure you will be pleasantly surprised! Wash your diapers as usual and then hang them on the line -warm weather or cold it'll do the diapers good! If it is cold outside you will need to leave them out a bit longer but you will definitely see a difference.

 

Take a look!
I know really I am posting a picture of a poo stain deal with it! LOL (maybe I should have a disclaimer at the beginning)?



I left the diapers in the line for about four hours - it was a beautiful day the sun was bright and warm! But it was minus 20 degrees CELIUS!!! -20!! It's freezing but check it out! ZERO stains! After the four hours I brought the diapers in and tossed them in the dryer (they are frozen solid at this point) soften them, warm them up, and dry any that may still be a little wet and ta-da! Diapers like new! Now go---


Kandice

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5 comments

  1. wow, good info there. All I knew is that the sun magically made stains dissappear! To be honest though, I never thought about the white t-shirt for some reason. HMmm, maybe I should get a retractable line for outside!

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  2. No diapers for me, my kids have kids of their own. But I love vintage linens and I learned this trick from my Granny years ago. Vintage linens can be too fragile for bleach, but sunshine will take those yellow age spots out like magic.

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  3. Too bad we aren't allowed to have a clothes line in our yard...Sheets used to smell so good after being hung out all day.

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  4. Fantastic! I can't have a clothes line (visible) in my back yard, either, so I plan to have my husband make a clothes rack for me! Maybe I'll use a retractable line on the patio until then :) That way, the neighbors still can't see!

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